TBA Institute

Conversation: Sarah Hennies

Experimental composer and percussionist Sarah Hennies shares insights and influences on her TBA project Contralto, including…

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Creative Exchange Lab Public Presentations

PICA’s current cohort of Creative Exchange Lab artists in residence will make brief presentations about their…

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Conversation: Robin Deacon

TBA artist Robin Deacon (Chair of Performance, School of the Art Institute of Chicago) shares insights…

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Conversation: NIC Kay

NIC Kay discusses the TBA edition of Pushit!, a series of iterative “exercises” that question the…

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Workshop: Experimental Sound Collage with CDJS

Taught by S1 Synth Library

Portland artist-run space and TBA late-night artists/curators S1 will facilitate a workshop on sound collage and layering with multiple DJ set-ups, taught by members of the internationally recognized S1 Synth Library. Explore basic concepts of using CDJS and how to create soundscapes and unexpected layers and rhythms from field recordings, samples, and more. No expertise or experience necessary….

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Long Table

Conceived by Lois Weaver and inspired by Marleen Gorris’ film Antonia’s Line, The Long Table is…

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Happy Hour Lecture: C. Riley Snorton

TBA Guest Scholar C. Riley Snorton (Professor of English and Gender and Sexuality Studies, University of…

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Conversation: Karen Sherman

Karen Sherman joins PICA’s Erin Boberg Doughton (Artistic Director & Curator of Performance) for a conversation…

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DANIEL GODÍNEZ NIVÓN: Artist Talk

Exhibition Open:

Part of The Snake In 2017, Daniel Godínez Nivón (Mexico City) made a project on a…

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Subharmonic: A Sonic Arts Symposium

Subharmonic: A Sonic Arts Symposium spans two immersive days of interactive workshops, thought-provoking panels, and live…

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Portland’s Inaugural South Asian American Arts Festival

Portland’s Inaugural South Asian American Arts Festival will be an all-ages, multi-cultural celebration that showcases and…

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SARAH SCHULMAN READING & Q&A: Conflict is Not Abuse

Moderated by Dana Ghazi

Writer Sarah Schulman discusses her controversial new publication, Conflict is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility,…

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Alternative Endings, Radical Beginnings: Short Videos by Black Queer Artists Commissioned by Visual AIDS (NYC). World AIDS Day: Dec 1 2017 at PICA.

ALTERNATE ENDINGS, RADICAL BEGINNINGS

Curated by Vivian Crockett and Erin Christovale / Commissioned by Visual AIDS (NYC)

>7:00 PM Screening & Discussion, with introductions + responses by Roy Pérez and Omari Weekes (English…

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dialogue

Dorothee Munyaneza and Holland Andrews

with Lisa Jarrett

Collaborators Dorothée and Holland met at the 2016 TBA Festival as part of PICA’s Creative Exchange…

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dialogue

Sara Magenheimer

In Conversation with Kristan Kennedy and Lumi Tan

Following this matinee performance, Sara Magenheimer joins PICA Visual Art Curator Kristan Kennedy and Lumi Tan,…

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Lecture

bart fitzgerald & madison moore

bart fitzgerald, Church in the Trap House This spring, rapper 2 Chainz announced his “Pretty Girls…

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dialogue

Tanya Tagaq

with Angélica Millán and Chloe Alexandra Thompson

Internationally celebrated experimental vocalist and performance artist Tanya Tagaq joins Portland artist Angélica Maria Millán Lozano…

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Workshop

Brown Boy Feelings

with Ibrahim Ibrahim, Joti Mangatk, Juma Sei, Tyler White

This interactive, multimedia, youth-designed and -led workshop focuses on deconstructing the concept of masculinity by examining…

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Lecture

d.a. carter & Robin Deacon

TBA:17 Guest Scholars d.a. carter and Robin Deacon present back-to-back lectures that engage their current research,…

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dialogue

Manuel Solano

with Roy Pérez

Interdisciplinary artist Manuel Solano and Roy Pérez (Asst. Professor of English and American Ethnic Studies, Willamette…

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Lecture

Asking for a Diaspora

with Maya Vivas and Leila Haile

Creative duo Maya Vivas and Leila Haile will facilitate a participatory discussion surrounding the history of…

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dialogue

Tina Satter

In Conversation with Catherine Ming T’ien Duffly

Interdisciplinary theatre and performance artist and Reed alum Tina Satter joins Catherine Ming T’ien Duffly (Asst….

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Faye Driscoll

In Conversation with Rachel Carrico

Choreographer Faye Driscoll shares her creative process, collaboration with dancers, audience and artist co-creation, and the…

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Workshop

Maintain

with Mykele Deville

Through interactive discussion, this workshop will center the creation of performative works that unapologetically explore the…

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dialogue

keyon gaskin & sidony oneal

with Sampada Aranke and Kemi Adeyemi

Dead Thoroughbred artists sidony o’neal and keyon gaskin discuss process, concept, collaboration and their new TBA…

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Samiya Bashir

15 m = ?

Tight. Moving. Aural. Physical. Breath. Beat. Lost. Loose. Breathless. Minutes? Months? Meters? Monsters? Monograms? Macaroons? 15…

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Becca Blackwell

In Conversation with Shawna Lipton and bart fitzgerald

Becca Blackwell shares insights into the creation of They, Themself, and Schmerm, including themes of gender…

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dialogue

Morgan Bassichis

In Conversation Keith Hennessy

TBA artist Morgan Bassichis and Guest Scholar Keith Hennessy talk comedy, queer performance histories and strategies,…

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dialogue

Will Rawls

In Conversation Lydia Brawner

Artist and writer Will Rawls discusses his durational performance, i make me [sic] for PICA, touching…

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Panel

Dance Dramaturgy

In collaboration with dramaturg Kate Bredeson (Assoc. Professor of Theatre, Reed College), this afternoon series will…

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Lecture

Katherine Profeta

Dramaturgy in Motion

In collaboration with dramaturg Kate Bredeson (Assoc. Professor of Theatre, Reed College), this afternoon series will…

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dialogue

The Negro Problem

In Conversation with d.a. carter

Renowned musical and performing artists Stew and Heidi (The Negro Problem, Passing Strange) discuss the impulses…

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Workshop

the body vigil: a group dance

Facilitated by Marbles Jumbo Radio

How might moving, listening, and being together as distinctly orientated bodies in everyday social and political…

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Lecture

Lydia Brawner & Keith Hennessy

TBA:17 Guest Scholars Lydia Brawner and Keith Hennessy present back-to-back lectures that engage their current research,…

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dialogue

Bouchra Ouizguen

In Conversation with Angela Mattox

Internationally esteemed choreographer Bouchra Ouizguen (Marrakech) sheds light on the creative process and visual, sonic, and…

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Workshop

Vogue Femme Fundamentals

with Daniel Girón

Learn from last year’s Critical Mascara Vogue winner and local vogue instructor Daniel Girón (aka Carbon…

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Bob Nickas

Bob Nickas

100 Paintings / 100 Years

New York-based critic and independent curator Bob Nickas presents his musings on 100 paintings, choosing one…

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Farid Abdullayev

ArtsLink Fellow Public Talk

Please join us for a public talk with visiting…

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Dialogue

Artist Dialogue: Boyzie Cekwana and keyon gaskin

in conversation with Vivian Phillips

PICA Creative Exchange Lab artists Ntsikelelo “Boyzie” Cekwana (Johannesburg) and keyon gaskin (Portland) exchange thoughts on…

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Workshop

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Workshop with Lorenzo Crivellari, Edoardo Demontis, Victor Garmendia Torija, and Pietro Selva Bonino

MOVEMENT/CIRCUS ARTS: Taught by performers from Alessandro Sciarroni’s UNTITLED_I will be there when you die workshop is…

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Junaid Sarieddeen

Theatre in the Alleys of Crisis

A Lecture by Junaid Sarieddeen

Junaid Sarieddeen is co-founder of Beirut’s Zoukak Theatre Company, founded in 2006 to develop an engaged…

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Dialogue

Artist Dialogue: Alessandro Sciarroni

with Linda K. Johnson

Choreographer Alessandro Sciarroni returns to TBA with Untitled, featuring the nuanced repetition, gesture, and durational movement…

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Field Guide

FIELD GUIDE: Ali Chahrour

Facilitated by Maya Mikdashi

New to contemporary art but curious to learn more? Enjoy sharing thoughts and perspectives with other…

Dialogue

Artist Dialogue: Ali Chahrour

with Maya Mikdashi

Ali Chahrour shares insights into his deeply layered TBA performance, Leila’s Death, as informed by contemporary…

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Dialogue

Artist Dialogue: Britt Hatzius

with Darren O'Donnell

Artist Britt Hatzius shares her process behind the innovative and engaging Blind Cinema, and exchanges thoughts…

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FIELD GUIDE: A.K. Burns

Facilitated by Stephanie DeGooyer

New to contemporary art but curious to learn more? Enjoy sharing thoughts and perspectives with other…

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Artist Dialogue: TBA Visual Artists

in conversation with Kristan Kennedy & Stephanie Snyder

Please note: the location for this dialogue has changed to a different room within the PNCA…

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